Harvesting Managers

6 August 2018

Scottish Woodlands - South and North Scotland

Scottish Woodlands provides a comprehensive range of both traditional and evolving forest and land related services, underpinned by our unique staff ownership structure, in-depth market experience, knowledge base and commitment to quality.

We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

HARVESTING MANAGER - SOUTH SCOTLAND

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with relevant harvesting and marketing experience to join our existing team in South Scotland. The key duties would involve working closely with our existing clients and customers and development of new business.

Based from our Newtown St. Boswells Office, the successful applicant, would be responsible for the company’s growing harvesting activity in this area and should have both operational experience and a good working knowledge of harvesting processes.

An in depth understanding of timber marketing, standing sale assessment, site planning, harvesting systems and working with contractors is essential.

Candidates should also be capable of working with Forest Management colleagues on existing client properties and possess excellent communication and organisational ability.

Applicants must have a minimum of 2 years’ operational experience, be self-motivated and will be capable of working on their own initiative. Applicants should have relevant academic qualifications and a current driving licence.

HARVESTING MANAGER - NORTH SCOTLAND

Due to our increasing activities and expanding work programme in North Scotland, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced Harvesting Manager to join our progressive team.

Based from our Fochabers office, the successful applicant will be responsible for the company’s harvesting activity in this area and will have operational experience and a good working knowledge of harvesting processes. Experience of site planning, contract supervision and working with contractors is essential.

The ideal candidate should be capable of working with Forestry Management colleagues on existing client properties and possess excellent communication skills and organisational ability.

Applicants must be self-motivated and capable of working on their own initiative and as part of our expanding professional team. The successful applicant is required to have a minimum of 2 years’ operational experience. Applicants should have relevant academic qualifications and hold a current valid driving licence.

In return, Scottish Woodlands offers an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. This includes pension, life assurance, private healthcare, company vehicle and the opportunity for equity participation. The company has a unique structure and is 80% owned by staff. Applicants will also be given excellent personal and career development opportunities and will be part of a highly professional and motivated team.

Applications should be made in writing (stating current salary), along with CV. Please confirm the position you are applying for.

Please email: hr@scottishwoodlands.co.uk

Closing date: Friday 24th August 2018